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In addition to being a mythical beast, the Macalope is not an employee of Macworld. As a result, the Macalope is always free to criticize any media organization. Even ours.

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Temporary, repeated insanity: Misunderstanding iPhone part orders

How to be right and wrong at the same time.

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Quarterly churnings: Apple results bring predictable reaction

Apple did well but failed to live up to every single fantasy analysts created.

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Unreasonable Xpectations: Wall Street unimpressed with the iPhone X

How many people did you think were going to buy a $999 smartphone?

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Panic attack: Scapegoating the iPhone X

The iPhone X did not cause a global slowdown in the smartphone market.

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Fool on the hill of money: The iPhone X doing its job

Almost nobody is buying the $999 phone other than the people buying it.

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Missing parts: The iPhone X repeating crisis

More rumors of cuts to part orders.

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SE-ing the forest: Apple’s cheap phone strategy

The Macalope will thank you not to disrespect his favorite iPhone.

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The price is right: The iPhone X is working out for Apple

Units was probably not the metric Apple was shooting for.

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The trust gap: Android’s persistent update problem

Android OEMs may be lying about the software patches they've delivered.

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HomePod racing: Apple not keeping up with the competition

Let's at least complain about the HomePod correctly.

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A pox on all their houses: Apple lumped in with Facebook

Apple's probably just as bad on privacy. I mean... probably, right?

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Unfixable: The terminal nature of iOS problems

Nothing to be done about it. Probably should just cancel the iPhone.

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Stages: The Apple pundit journey of discovery

Some reactions to Apple product announcements follow a pattern.

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Paying the piper: Apple Pay pestering

If only that red badge could be dismissed.

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No good deed: Punishing Apple’s Battery Health indicator

It only serves to show us our phones are less than perfect.